AICPA Cites Challenges with PPP Loan Application System in Letter to SBA

In a recent letter to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the AICPA calls for urgency in resolving system/software issues impacting the PPP application process. The MICPA breaks down the four major concerns cited in the letter and what the AICPA suggests the SBA do to allay anxieties.

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The Nonprofit Perspective on Remote Auditing

Baker Tily Partner and MICPA board member Laurie Horvath, CPA, discusses the impact of COVID-19 on auditing from the not-for-profit (NFP) perspective. From accessibility to efficiency, get the inside look at virtual auditing – its advantages, risks and opportunities

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All of the business tech news you need to know

Don't miss TechRepublic's CES 2021 coverage, which includes product announcements from Lenovo, Samsung, LG, and Dell about PCs, laptops, software, robots, monitors, and TVs.

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Identity Theft a Risk to Consumers As Online Purchases Increase

Over the last year, the coronavirus pandemic has changed almost every aspect of American life, including shopping habits. In fact, 56% of Americans reported an uptick in their online shopping between mid-March and December of last year, according to a new survey from the AICPA. But Americans may not be doing all they can to protect themselves from identity theft while shopping online.

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25 Fascinating Tax Facts

Why does Tax Day fall on April 15, and which historical leader taxed beards? Read on for answers to those questions and more fascinating tax facts.

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Will 2021 Be The Year To Align Globally On Sustainability Reporting?

As the World Economic Forum (WEF) convenes virtually this week, business must recommit to supporting the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the 2015 Paris Agreement through more consistent environmental, social and governance (ESG) reporting to highlight progress in these areas toward long-term value creation for all stakeholders.

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Retirement Planning Implications of COVID-19

As the pandemic wears on, many Americans are considering what adjustments they will need to make to their retirement savings strategies to account for its long-term financial implications. These are the considerations CPAs are taking under advisement as clients begin poising these questions.

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Michiganders Encouraged to Search for Lost or Abandoned Property Today

Michiganders are encouraged take time out of their busy schedules to check if they have lost or abandoned property in celebration of National Unclaimed Property Day today, according to the Michigan Department of Treasury.

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Michigan Department of Treasury

Students and families looking for help paying for college are encouraged to register for an upcoming Virtual College Financial Aid Night hosted by Michigan Department of Treasury’s MI Student Aid team.

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Will Tax Havens Fall Prey to Global Momentum on Anti-Abuse Tax Initiatives?

Tax havens have faced closer scrutiny since the last global financial crisis. The current crisis will only increase the pressure on such jurisdictions and the taxpayers taking advantage of them. Anshu Khanna of Nangia Andersen LLP in San Francisco argues use of tax havens carries reputational risk for corporate taxpayers.

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